Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 7:27 pm Thursday, 25 November 2021.

Severe thunderstorms continuing across central parts of the state.

Weather Situation: A very moist and unstable airmass is combining with a pre-frontal trough and cold front across central Queensland.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include St George, Hebel, Mungindi, Clermont and Dirranbandi.

Upper Retreat (W of Emerald) recorded 78mm in 1 hour to 7pm

Silver Hills (W of Emerald) recorded 63mm in 1 hour to 6:45pm

Kilmarnock Station (SW of Clermont) recorded 50mm in 30 minutes to 6:15pm

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.